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The following is one of hundreds of emails I have received over the past two years informing me of millions of dollars awaiting my reply:

From: britishhighcomission102
Date: 7/30/2007
Subject: IT'S URGENT, GET BACK TO US IMMEDIATELY.

BRITISH HIGH COMMISSION
Metro Plaza, Plot 991/992
Zakari Maimalari Street
Cadastral Zone AO,
Central Business District, Abuja.
TEL: +234 8037345890
E-MAIL ;   feedback_britishhighcomission10@yahoo.co.uk

 
Dear,
 
The BRITISH High Commission in Nigeria,Benin Republic,Ghana and Bokinafaso
received a report of scam against you and other British/US citizens and
Malaysia,Etc. whom the country of Nigeria/Benin,Bokinafaso And Ghana have
recompensed you due to meeting held with Four countries Government and the
world high commissions against fraud activities by the Four country Citizens.
 
Your name was among those scammed as listed by the Nigeria Financial Intelligent
Unit (NFIU). A recompensation has been issued out in ATM CARD to all the
affected victims and has been already in distribution to all the bearers.
Your ATM CARD was among those that was reported undelivered as at on Friday
and we wish to advise you to see to the instructions of the Commitee to
make sure you receives your ATM CARD immediately  .
 
NFIU further told us that the use of Nigeria Couriers and the Benin was
abolished due to interception activities noticed in the above mentioned
courier services in Benin,Nigeria and Ghana and thereby have made a concrete
arrangement with the DHL Courier Company for a safe delivery to your door-step
once the beneficairy meets up the demand of the conveyancy.
 
We advise that you do the needful to make sure the NFIU dispatches your
recompense on Friday. You are assured of the safety of your draft and availability
and be advised that you should stop further contacts with all the fake lawyers
and security companies who in collaboration scammed you. Call me at:  +234
8037345890 immediately to check if the delivery date suits you.
 
Yours in Service,
 
Mr. Richard Gozney
CONSULER,
BRITISH HIGH COMMISSIONS
ABUJA.